Tickets can be purchased online up to 11:59 p.m. the day before event ($22 for non-members; $12 members). Tickets available at the doors an hour before the event. Tickets NOT available by phone. No reserved seating. For more information call 215-247-0476. During the Sunday classical concerts, the Kuch and del Bueno Galleries are closed from 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Parking is available at Woodmere Art Museum, but space is limited. Please do not park on Bells Mill Rd.
** Pre-purchased tickets only guarantee admission to Music at Woodmere performances. It does not guarantee seating. Seating is first-come, first-served.
Friday Night Jazz
6:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m. | $22 ($12 members, children under 12: Free) | Wine served
Making Words into Song – A Tribute to Johnny Mercer
The unforgettable lyrics of Johnny Mercer are handles with style and dignity by vocalists Tonya Lynette and (TBD), as we travel from Tin Pan Alley to Hollywood, reliving the songs that bring poignant memories to so many.Songs from Johnny Mercer’s career that have touched our lives include: Skylark, That Old Black Magic, Too Marvelous for Words, Midnight Sun, One for My Baby (and One More For the Road). This concert is generously sponsored by TD Bank.
That Southern Soul – Stax Records
Otis Redding, Sam and Dave, Booker T and the MG’s, King Curtis, Aretha Franklin, Percy Sledge, The Staple Singers, Mavis Staples, and many more “soulful” R&B artists that have added to America’s music collage have come from the studios of this famed record label. Vocalists Roy Richardson, Pat Scott, and Tonya Lynette with will take us to the soul kitchen of Stax with tunes like:
Soul Man, I’ll Take You There, Green Onions, Hold On, I’m Comin, Try A Little Tenderness, Respect, and many others that will give you a taste of that “Memphis Soul Stew.”
The Holidays with Duke and Ella
Deck the halls with holiday favorites done in a jazzy style as we celebrate with Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald. Pianist Adam Faulk and vocalist Suzette Burgess will put us in the spirit.
Classic Sundays: Opera, Chamber, & Classical
Sundays, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | $22 ($12 members)
Light refreshments served. Performance and “get to know the artist” reception.
During the Sunday classical concerts the Kuch and del Bueno Galleries are closed from 3-4:30 p.m.
Marja Kaisla celebrates the 375th Anniversary of the Finnish and Swedish Settlement of the Delaware Valley
A musical celebration of the 375th anniversary of Philadelphia’s Finnish and Swedish settlement will be performed by Finnish-American virtuoso pianist Marja Kaisla.
The Queen Village neighborhood of Philadelphia, named for Sweden’s Queen Christina, was settled by Swedish and Finnish immigrants in 1638. They established the oldest church in Pennsylvania, Gloria Dei, most commonly known as Old Swedes Church. In celebration of this jubilee year, Marja Kaisla will perform works by Finnish composers Jean Sibelius, Selim Palmgren, Leevi Madetoja and the contemporary Einar Englund.
Mostly Mozart: Roberto Diaz and Ellissa Koljonen
President of the Curtis Institute, violist Roberto Diaz and acclaimed violinist Ellissa Koljonen present works by Mozart as well as Bach, Hindemith, Ysaye; Solo Sonata No. 2, “Obsession” and the Handel-Halverson “impossible duet” , Passacagli.
Christmas Caroling with Mainline Opera Guild
Celebrate the holiday season with Main Line Opera Guild with an afternoon of holiday caroling.
For more information about Music at Woodmere contact Noel Butcher Hanley at firstname.lastname@example.org.